Jefferson County, Ohio Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1797--Jefferson County was created 27 July 1797 from Washington County.
County seat: Steubenville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories: 

You can find many local histories within Jefferson County at www.digitalshoebox.com, which is a website from the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County, Ohio (Schiappa Branch), where they have digitized many of their collection.

You can also find much information on the Jefferson County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society website at jeffcochapter.com  .  Many of the early records of this county have been donated to the chapter, and they are in the process of housing and cataloging these collections.

 

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch – Pilot. Records include such information as birth date of deceased, city, county, and state of death, name of spouse if married, names of parents, maiden name of mother, name of informant, if deceased was single, married, windowed or divorced, occupation of deceased.

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).